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Catalog Number 2017.8.86
Object Name Ledger
Title Ledger from Murdochs fish plant
Year Range from 1947
Year Range to 1948
Scope & Content Ledger used at Murdochs fish plant in Pender Harbour to record fish caught before fish were loaded onto packer boats for B.C. Packers. Two sample pages of this 44-page ledger book are shown here. The ledger shows names of packer boats, weight and type of fish caught and area fish were caught in. Names of some of the fishermen are on some pages as is John Duncan's signature. John worked for Murdochs.
People Duncan, John (Jock)
Subjects Accounting
Fishing industry
Search Terms B. C. Packers
Duncan family
Murdoch family
Creator Peninsula Times
Accession number 2017.8